FP - Seal Defects (Crooked)

Classification 

  • A major defect if the width of the continuous intact seal is reduced to less than 3 mm (3/32-inch).
  • A minor defect if there is 3 mm (3/32-inch) or more of continuous intact seal.

Identification 

A crooked seal is a seal that is not parallel to the cut edge of the pouch.

Causes 

The pouch was misaligned in the sealing jaws.